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Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth

There were 48,800 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in July 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,040 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda lost 0 jobs in July 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 73 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Punta Gorda job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,800 0 +900
CPS 68,040 +73 +2,561

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Punta Gorda as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Punta Gorda, Florida

CES employment for Punta Gorda peaked in April 2017 at 48,900. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,700 in May 2017, Punta Gorda has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,118 for Punta Gorda in November 2006. 78 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 56,597, Punta Gorda has added 11,443 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2017

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2017 48,800 0 68,040 73
June 2017 48,800 100 67,967 413
May 2017 48,700 -200 67,554 -200
April 2017 48,900 400 67,754 -31
March 2017 48,500 -100 67,785 225
February 2017 48,600 0 67,560 686
January 2017 48,600 300 66,874 412
December 2016 48,300 200 66,462 40
November 2016 48,100 0 66,422 96
October 2016 48,100 0 66,326 278
September 2016 48,100 200 66,048 265
August 2016 47,900 0 65,783 304